• Massagemaniac Massagemaniac
    November 02, 2009
    Hair thinning and low carb dieting
    Massagemaniac Massagemaniac
    November 02, 2009

     

    When I go into ultra low carb dieting, my hair seems thinner.  It actually changed when I lost 40 lbs in 4 months of low carbing.  Not on meds.  Normal A1c. Scared to lose more weight because of this.  Have any women experienced hair changes or loss due to low carb dieting  ?

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  • Ann Bartlett
    Health Guide
    February 22, 2011
    Ann Bartlett
    Health Guide
    February 22, 2011

    Have you had you thyroid checked?  Thinning hair is very common with people who have low thyroid.  Also there is a relationship between diabetes and hashimoto disease/low thyroid.  Being that diabetes is in your family history, I have to wonder if you may be vulnerable to low thyroid.  

     

     


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